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Scientific Name Trichomycterus tropeiro  Ferrer & Malabarba, 2011
Common Name
Type Locality Rio das Antas, 28°47'01''S, 49°58'56''W, Municipality of São José dos Ausentes, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil.
Etymology Trichomycterus: From the Greek trichos, meaning hair and mykter, meaning nose; in reference to the barbels. 
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Distribution
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Feeding This genus takes live or frozen food is well accepted, as is commerical dry prepared foods. Be careful not to overfeed. In nature, they feed on small invertebrates living at the bottom.
Compatibility .
Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zootaxa No. 2912, pp 60, Figs. 1-2.
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Last Update 2017 Mar 19 04:48 (species record created: 2017 Jan 30 21:15)